Co-founder / Designer - 2nd Shift Design Co.
Tasks include: Design - Prototyping - Production - Product Photography - Sourcing materials and fabrication from outside vendors - Managing wholesale accounts - Order fulfillment
Contract Industrial Designer
Sept 2014 - Present
Tasks include: User Research - Concept ideation - 2D and 3D visualization - Mockup and Prototype fabrication - Thinking Making and Doing
Associate Industrial Designer - Moen Inc.
Aug 2011 - Sept 2014
Tasks included - Developing kitchen and bath fixtures from sketch to production - Experienced at being the design lead on projects while working along side marketing and engineering - Collaborating with buyers from retail channels (Lowes and The Home Depot) to develop on-trend products for their shelves. Researching and keeping up to date on product, technology, and aesthetic style trends of the market.
Designer / Carpenter / Set Director - The Cleveland Flea
Nov 2015 - Nov 2016
Tasks included - Designing and fabricating props, furniture and other infrastructure for a premier pop up market - Managing and coordinating the set up, take down and storage of all items.
Adjunct Professor - Industrial Design - The Cleveland Institute of Art
2015 - 2018 (Spring Semesters)
Tasks included - Developing and following daily lesson plans - Giving demos - Working one on one with students according to their specific project interests - facilitating critiques and presentations
Technical Skills / Proficiencies
2D and 3D visualization - Sketching - Rendering
Concept generation - Development - Refinement
Cross functional Collaboration
Communication and Storytelling
Prototyping - Model making - Wood working
Adobe - Illustrator - InDesign - Photoshop
Sketchbook pro - Alias Studio tools - Keyshot
Understanding of manufacturing processes